Quote Originally Posted by MadmanRB View Post
Well pre installed codecs and all that are a factor as well...

But when you reveal that some people may freak, after all when they bought their computer it came with pre packaged codecs with no need to install outside stuff.
If you are used to codecs being there since your first boot up then you may be intimidated by Ubuntu or other intermediate distros.

Beginner distros are distros that any long time windows/mac user can jump into and not be intimidated...
Ah, you're looking at ease of use. I was thinking in terms of how an OS is built and works. Two different things.